The Yachts

Highly Sprung

Highly Sprung


Highly Sprung is the third yacht and the second with this name owned by Middle Harbour Yacht Club member Mark Spring.  She is a Beneteau First 45 and has had a strong race record with previous owner Paul Clitheroe (then known as Balance).

Mark took delivery of Highly Sprung at Hamilton Island 2018 and achieved a third in her IRC division on the first weeks outing.  Highly Sprung has recently picked up a first in IRC, ORCI and PHS in the recent 2019 Pittwater to Paradise race, and a 5th in its ORCi division of the 2019 Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race.


Competitor Details

Yacht Name Highly Sprung
Sail Number AUS7771
Owner Mark Spring
Navigator Simon Daniel
State NSW
Type Beneteau 45
Designer Philipe Briand
Builder Beneteau Yachts
Construction GRP
LOA 13.7
Beam 4.2
Draft 2.7